The 2019 State of Black Kansas City

The 2019 State of Black Kansas City
Thursday, Sept. 26  |  6:30 p.m.  |  Plaza Branch
Gwendolyn Grant, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, leads a discussion of its 2019 State of Black Kansas City: Urban Education, Still Separate and Unequal. From health to social justice, key indicators trended downward four years ago. To what extent, if any, have they improved?
National Voter Registration Day 2019

National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The Library will take part in National Voter Registration Day in partnership with the Kansas City Board of Elections and the League of Women Voters. If you’re a Missouri resident and are ready to register (or need to update your information), Library staff and volunteers can help you. Learn more about the process and what documents you’ll need to bring.
Library Expands Hours

Now Open Longer: Library Expands Operating Hours
The Kansas City Public Library now has longer operating hours across its system, offering greater access to its vital materials, services, and resources. Nearly all locations are open longer on weekends, and select sites are open later Friday nights.
Dial-A-Story graphic


Folktales, fairy tales, and children's literature are just a phone call away with the Library’s Dial-A-Story service. Call the phone line each week to hear a new tale read aloud by our storytelling squad. Dial 816.701.3456 or listen online.